The EU City Program was launched at the Opening Conference of the Venice Architecture Biennale, hosted by the President of the Biennale, Mr. Paolo Baratta and the curator of the 13th Architecture Venice Biennale Sir David Chipperfield. In the presence of European authorities, mayors and architects, Winy Maas (MVRDV/The Why Factory) presented the EU City Program, including studies on heritage, population density, economy, landscape, energy, resilience and monitoring in Europe.
EU City Program – A Manifesto:
Architecture deserves a strong role in European public policies. To strengthen the role it can play in the sustainable, economic and social development of Europe, the European Forum for Architecture Policies (EFAP) teamed up with The Why Factory to initiate the EU City Program. – A ground-breaking series of research projects on the future of Europe.